Future employment growth (in %) of clerks across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, clerks accounted for 9.57% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 21,520,060.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as clerks in EU changed by 0.73%.

In 2016, clerks were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Wholesale & retail trade (2,845,588)
  • Manufacturing (2,679,072)
  • Transport & storage (2,522,052) 
  • Public sector & defence (2,352,214)
  • Finance & insurance (2,028,778)

Countries with highest employment share of clerks in 2016:

  • Germany (13.03%)
  • Italy (11.97%)
  • Cyprus (11.88%)
  • Belgium (10.99%)
  • Malta (10.93%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for clerks in EU is projected to change by -2.37%

Future job openings of clerks in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of clerks in EU in 2016

Employment of clerks in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of clerks in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of clerks across Member States in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of clerks in EU in 2016-2030 by education level